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Devenport Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Davenport 2; the spelling Devonport is found in Ireland and it may have been this form which gave rise to Devenport.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Davenport, Deveney, Devenney, Devenny, Devers, Dienhart, Devens

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Devenport Family Origin

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Devenport Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Devenport occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Devenport's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Devenport family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Devenport.

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Devenport Historical Records

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Devenport Life Expectancy

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